American Swedish Institute is a museum and cultural center with exhibitions and innovative programming, known for the distinctive Turnblad Mansion, the Nelson Cultural Center, ASI's Museum Store and FIKA Cafe.'
American Swedish Institute offers many advantages to members including free admission, discounts to events and reciprocal access to museums across the country. Members can join at various levels designed to fit your needs.
American Swedish Institute is a museum and cultural center that is a gathering place for all people to share experiences around themes of culture, migration, the environment and the arts, informed by enduring links to Sweden.
Inspired by a shared interest in Vikings history (of all kinds) and elements related to Scandinavian culture, the local Vikings Museum shares one-of-a-kind objects from their extensive collection... Read more »
These sculptural installations by Danny Saathoff capture the steady change of time.
The exhibition is inspired by the shores of Lake Superior and the ways in which the lake is showing us how it... Read more »
From March 6 to April 28, 2019, a five-meter-tall golden egg that is also a functional sauna will take residence in ASI’s outdoor courtyard. The piece, entitled Solar Egg by Bigert & Bergström... Read more »
Featuring selections from the Arts in Harmony Arts North Show, an International Juried Traveling Art Exhibition
Drawn from 680 entries from around the U.S. and five international... Read more »
Stuart Klipper is an internationally known fine art photographer based in Minneapolis. He has spent decades traveling the planet capturing photographs that crystallize the defining characteristics of... Read more »
Imagine a place where fish are islands, landscapes become waterfalls, and the moon is hung from a ladder. Find these impossible worlds in the work of Erik Johansson, a Swedish photographer/visual... Read more »
Discover the magic of European Markets this season in ASI’s Family Gallery.
Play and pretend that you are the baker, fishmonger, or artist with your very own market booth. What will you sell? How... Read more »
ASI has more than 7,000 objects in its unique material collections, from contemporary birch bark weaving to Civil War medals. We receive hundreds of proposed donations every year and this new... Read more »